Mahsa S. Durbano
Sport Performance Psych. Consultant
Mahsa’s desire is to empower athletes of all levels to make lasting changes, not just for enhanced performance but for a better life. Unlocking the treasure of human potential and embarking on a journey of uncovering unique strengths, breaking down self-enforced limitations, tailoring the ultimate performance plan, mastering precise focus, and achieving measurable and targeted goals, even in the face of the most unexpected and complex challenges.
She works closely with athletes of all ages and abilities in helping them perform to their full potential.
Mahsa is passionate about the development of both novice and professional athletes and understand the importance of supporting the performer, their parents and coaches in reaching their goals and navigating the world of competitive sports.
She is especially keen on high level competitive golf and hockey, working closely with top-ranked athletes actively involved in high level tournaments, preparing for qualifiers and aspiring to, or participating in national level teams and the PGA tour. Ultimately Mahsa’s goal is to assist athletes within all sports in achieving and sustaining a healthy, active lifestyle with the appropriate principles and techniques necessary to achieve limitless performance. MA Clinical Psychology ( Specialization in Performance) Psychotherapy BA Honors English Lit. & Creative Writing
John White- John has been in the golf business for 41 years and has developed the reputation as being one of the best teachers in Canada. Under the tuteledge of Attila Bescy and having worked with George Knudson and having read over 1000 books on golf and human performance while amassing well over the 10,000 hour mark of golf coaching John is an expert in golf teaching.
Coaching many talented young players as well as season veterans with the likes of Matt Graham, 2005 Ontario Junior Champion, Jack Gibson, 2010 Ontario Junior Champion, Colin Morgan, 2010 OFSSA champion, Blair Hamilton, former #1 ranked Canadian Amateur, Kennedy Bodfield, 2013 Ontario Junior Girls Champion, Ken Tarling- European Senior Tour Player and Ontario Golf Hall of Fame member and many other local champions.
John also was 2006 City of St. Catharines Sportsperson of the Year, 2010 Ontario Junior Teacher of the Year and 2017 Chuck Smith Lifetime Achievement award winner. John also founded the Niagara Junior Golf Year which is presently entering it’s 26th year and also is the coach of the Brock University Men’s and Ladies Golf Teams.
Nathane L. Jackson
Nathane helps golfers with their most important club - the body!
He is a veteran health and wellness professional, with nearly two decades of combined experience as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer and holistic nutritionist.
As a Titleist Performance Institute certified golf fitness instructor, he is dedicated to bringing greater awareness regarding the benefits strength training and mobility has on one’s golf game. His specialized fitness, nutrition and recovery programs help golfers avoid injury, boost confidence and improve overall performance.
Nathane is a former University athlete and when he’s not working on his own game he shares his knowledge as a writer and featured expert for numerous television and radio shows, as well as publications, such as Inside Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Men’s Fitness, Ironman, Reader’s Digest, AskMen, PopSugar, Sweat Equity, Prevention and The Huffington Post.
• Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, NSCA-CSCS
• Registered Holistic Nutritionist, RHN
• Functional Range Conditioning Specialist, FRC
• Titleist Performance Institute, level 1
• Certifications in Olympic Weightlifting, Kettlebell and many others
Zach grew up playing golf at a very young age and learned the game at Lookout Point Golf & Country Club. After a successful junior career that featured local and international wins, Zach received a golf scholarship to Lindenwood University and competed for 1 year. After leaving Lindenwood, Zach returned to Niagara College where he played golf for The Knights, making it to provincials his first year.
Zach is now an Assistant Professional at The Cherry Hill Club in Ridgeway, ON. After becoming a Golf Professional in 2016, Zach has been on a mission to increase golfer's enjoyment levels by allowing them to play their best golf.
In addition to being a Golf Professional, Zach possesses Level 1 Certification from The Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) and is currently working through his Level 2 Certification. This allows Zach to assess how his clients move their bodies and how this affects their golf swing.
Zach spends his off season as a Professor at Niagara College Canada teaching a variety of courses including Golf Psychology and Golf Event Management. Utilizing an indoor Trackman Launch Monitor, Zach is able to bridge the gap between modern technology and simple instruction of the fundamentals all year round.
Dr Henson is a chiropractor practicing in Niagara Falls, ON. He received his undergraduate degree from Queen's University in 1992 and his Doctor of Chiropractic from Chicago in 1995. Dr Henson has been doing ART since 1998 and is now an ART instructor and part of the Elite Provider Network. He works with athletes at all levels and has worked as an ART DOC at the Ironman in San Diego, Florida, and at this years 25th Anniversary race in HI and also has advanced training in golf biomechanics and uses ART to help with golf related injuries and improve golf performance He has been a consultant for professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, CFL, as well as world class Track and Field focusing on injury recovery and performance enhancement. Dr Henson also helps instruct Medical Acupuncture through the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at MacMaster University. Dr Henson is a marathon runner and ran his first Boston Marathon in 2005.
MS, CAT(C), ATC
Michele is a Certified Athletic Therapist from University of Connecticut, holds a Masters in
Sports Medicine from University of Florida, and completed her residency in Sports Biomechanics with a research interest in 3D Golf Biomechanics. Michele herself is a former competitive golfer and has continued to pursue her studies in sports medicine by studying the relationship between functional movements, injury prevention and performance enhancement in golfers. Her interest in 3D golf biomechanics also led her to working with the University of
Florida’s NCAA Division 1 Golf team, NCCGA Team and LPGA players. Her interest lies in helping golfers improve how they move to prevent any injuries or rehabilitate
from an injury to enjoy the sport they love. Moving well is a key and can help make the golf swing a lot more efficient and easier on the body. Using 3D motion capture and physical
assessment as a tool, cause relationships of movements can be identified and tracked throughout progression to help develop golfers as they learn and grow together under the team of professionals.
Michele is passionate about helping the development of golfers with injury prevention and maximizing their performance potential. She works closely with golfers of all ages and levels and their coaches to help them enjoy the game more without any injuries or pains. In addition to golf biomechanics, Michele is also a Certified Athletic Therapist and specialize in treating and rehabilitation of injuries or chronic conditions and is fluent in English, Mandarin & Cantonese.
• Biomechanics & Injury Specialist
• Certified Athletic Therapist
• Titleist Performance Institute Medical Level 3 Certified
Note: All programs are Operating out of Norm Moote Golf, at The Gate: 6009 Valleyway, Unit 115.
Weekly Group Instruction $125 price per week per student Aiming for 6- 8 golfers 3 Hours long. Sundays at 8:30am (16 weekends of group instruction x $125 = $2000) Billed $500.00 monthly
Athletes are encourage to book individual sessions with the specific coach of their choosing at a cost of $65.00 per hour.
While the team workouts and practices are the core of the program each player should work one on one to allow for the most growth of their games.